Ichiro Minami
Ichiro Minami

Ichiro Minami

Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Machine Elements
Machine Elements
Department of Engineering Sciences and Mathematics
ichiro.minami@ltu.se
+46 (0)920 492458
E836a Luleå

Orcid Orcid ID https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8972-2944
 

Specific field is tribo-chemistry and lubricant chemistry
 

Research interest

Molecular design of task-specific lubricants

Lubrication systems that are conformed to the concept of green chemistry

Investigation of lubrication mechanism based on surface chemistry
 

Present international activities

Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC, UK).

Fellow of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE, USA).

The editorial board of Lubrication Science (USA).

The international advisory board of International Colloquium Tribology in Esslingen (Germany).
 

Education

1981 Bachelor of chemical engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology (TIT, Japan).

1986 Ph.D. in organic chemistry from TIT.

Title of thesis: New reactions of allylic carbonates catalyzed by noble metal complexes

Publications

Conference paper

Boundary Film Formation of P-SiSO in Reduced Oxygen Atmosphere (2018)

Nyberg. E, Tomastik. C, Dörr. N, Minami. I
Part of: NORDTRIB 2018, 2018
Article in journal

Diallyl disulphide as natural organosulphur friction modifier via the in-situ tribo-chemical formation of tungsten disulphide (2018)

Rodríguez Ripoll. M, Totolin. V, Gabler. C, Bernardi. J, Minami. I
Applied Surface Science, Vol. 428, s. 659-668
Conference paper

Environmentally acceptable lubricants for marine applications (2018)

Björling. M, Minami. I, Sundararajan. B
Paper presented at : 21st International Colloquium Tribology, Industrial and Automotive Lubrication, Stuttgart / Ostfildern, Germany, 9–11 January 2018
Conference paper

Influence of atmosphere on boundary film formation from ionic liquids (2018)

Nyberg. E, Tomastik. C, Dörr. N, Minami. I
Paper presented at : 73rd STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 20-24 2018
Article in journal

Performance and mechanisms of silicate tribofilm in heavily loaded rolling/sliding non-conformal contacts (2018)

Hansen. J, Björling. M, Minami. I, Larsson. R
Tribology International, Vol. 123, s. 130-141
Conference paper

Additives to Improve Tribological Properties of Ionic Liquid as Base Fluids (2017)

Nyberg. E, Grahn. M, Minami. I
Paper presented at : 72nd STLE Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Atlanta, GA, May 21-25 2017
Conference paper

Boundary Film Formation from Hydrocarbon-mimicking Ionic Liquids (2017)

Nyberg. E, Minami. I
Paper presented at : ÖTG Symposium 2017, Tribologie in Industrie und Forschung, Neue Aufgaben – innovative Lösungen, Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 22/11 2017
Article in journal

Formation of Boundary Film from Ionic Liquids Enhanced by Additives (2017)

Nyberg. E, Mouzon. J, Grahn. M, Minami. I
Applied Sciences, Vol. 7, nr. 5
Article in journal

Methionine as a Friction Modifier for Tungsten Carbide-Functionalized Surfaces via in Situ Tribo-Chemical Reactions (2017)

Rodríguez Ripoll. M, Totolin. V, Bedolla. P, Minami. I
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Vol. 5, nr. 8, s. 7030-7039
Article in journal

Molecular design of advanced lubricant base fluids (2017)

hydrocarbon-mimicking ionic liquids
Nyberg. E, Respatiningsih. C, Minami. I
RSC Advances, Vol. 7, nr. 11, s. 6364-6373
Article in journal

Molecular science of lubricant additives (2017)

Minami. I
Applied Sciences, Vol. 7, nr. 5
Article in journal

Tribochemistry and thermo-oxidative stability of halogen-free ionic liquids (2017)

Totolin. V, Pisarova. L, Dörr. N, Minami. I
RSC Advances, Vol. 7, nr. 77, s. 48766-48776
Conference paper

Additive Technology for Halogen-free Room Temperature Ionic Liquids (2016)

Nyberg. E, Dörr. N, Igartua. A, Minami. I
Part of: STLE 2016 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, 2016, 2016
Conference paper

Does your lubrication system conform to the concept of green chemistry? (2016)

Emadi. M, Berglund. K, Minami. I
Paper presented at : 20th International Colloquium Tribology : 12/01/2016 - 14/01/2016
Conference paper

Improvement in the Tribological Performance of Room Temperature Ionic Liquids by Additive Technology (2016)

Nyberg. E, Dörr. N, Igartua. A, Minami. I
Part of: Nordic Symposium on Tribology - NORDTRIB 2016, 2016
Conference paper

Lubricant Maintenance Based on Condition Monitoring (2016)

Berglund. K, Emadi. S, Minami. I
Part of: STLE 2016 Annual Meeting and Exhibition, 2016
Article in journal

Monitoring of Running-in of an EHL contact using Contact Impedance (2016)

Schnabel. S, Marklund. P, Minami. I, Larsson. R
Tribology letters, Vol. 63, nr. 3
Article in journal

Study of the effect of tribo-materials and surface finish on the lubricant performance of new halogen-free room temperature ionic liquids (2016)

Serrano. N, Minami. I, Sanes. J, Bermúdez. J
Applied Surface Science, Vol. 366, s. 464-474
Article in journal

Surface chemistry of wet clutch influenced by water contamination in automatic transmission fluids (2016)

Fatima. N, Minami. I, Holmgren. A, Marklund. P, Larsson. R
Tribology International, Vol. 96, s. 395-401
Article in journal

Degradation Mechanism of Automatic Transmission Fluid by Water as a Contaminant (2015)

Fatima. N, Holmgren. A, Marklund. P, Minami. I, Larsson. R
Proceedings of the Institution of mechanical engineers. Part J, journal of engineering tribology, Vol. 229, nr. 1, s. 74-85
Article in journal

Influence of water on the tribological properties of zinc dialkyl-dithiophosphate and over-based calcium sulfonate additives in wet clutch contacts (2015)

Fatima. N, Minami. I, Holmgren. A, Marklund. P, Berglund. K, Larsson. R
Tribology International, Vol. 87, s. 113-120
Other

Projekt: Rymdforskarskolan (2015)

Ekman. J, Antti. M, Martin-Torres. J, Emami. R, Törlind. P, Kuhn. T, et al.
Conference paper

Adsorption of ATF additives on wet clutch friction interfaces under water contaminated lubricant conditions (2014)

Fatima. N, Minami. I, Holmgren. A, Marklund. P, Larsson. R
Paper presented at : Nordic Symposium on Tribology : 10/06/2014 - 13/06/2014
Conference paper

Adsorption of ATF additives on wet clutch friction interfaces under water contaminated lubricant conditions (2014)

Fatima. N, Minami. I, Holmgren. A, Marklund. P, Larsson. R
Paper presented at : Nordic Symposium on Tribology : 10/06/2014 - 13/06/2014
Article in journal

Boundary and elastohydrodynamic lubrication studies of glycerol aqueous solutions as green lubricants (2014)

Shi. Y, Minami. I, Grahn. M, Björling. M, Larsson. R
Tribology International, Vol. 69, s. 39-45
Article in journal

Coating-lubricant combination for improving tribo-system performance (2014)

Minami. I, He. X, Prakash. B
Lubrication Science, Vol. 26, nr. 5, s. 375-386
Article in journal

Lubrication Mechanism of Phosphonium Phosphate Ionic Liquid Additive in Alkylborane-Imidazole Complexes (2014)

Totolin. V, Minami. I, Gabler. C, Brenner. J, Dörr. N
Tribology letters, Vol. 53, nr. 2, s. 421-432
Article in journal

Reducing Friction and Wear of Tribological Systems through Hybrid Tribofilm Consisting of Coating and Lubricants (2014)

Yazawa. S, Minami. I, Prakash. B
Lubricants, Vol. 2, s. 90-112
Chapter in book

Ionic Liquid Lubricants (2013)

Minami. I
Part of: Encyclopedia of Tribology
Conference paper

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy for lubricant chemistry (2012)

Minami. I
Part of: Society of Tribologists & Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting and Exhibition 2012, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 6-10 May 2012., s. 152-154, Curran Associates, Inc., 2012
Article in journal

Semi-deterministic chemo-mechanical model of boundary lubrication (2012)

Andersson. J, Larsson. R, Almqvist. A, Grahn. M, Minami. I
Faraday discussions (Online), Vol. 156, s. 343-360
Article in journal

Tribological properties of halogen-free ionic liquids (2012)

Minami. I, Inada. T, Okada. Y
Proceedings of the Institution of mechanical engineers. Part J, journal of engineering tribology, Vol. 226, nr. 11, s. 891-902
Article in journal

Additives for environmentally adapted lubricants (2008)

tribo film formation
Pettersson. A, Kassfeldt. E, Minami. I
Tribology Online, Vol. 3, nr. 3, s. 168-172
Article in journal

Additives för environmentally adapted lubricants (2008)

friction and wear protection
Pettersson. A, Kassfeldt. E, Minami. I
Tribology Online, Vol. 3, nr. 3, s. 163-167